Uber is helping Vietnamese workers finance an upgrade from their scooters to brand new sedans in an effort to attract drivers loyal to its ridesharing service amidst intense competition.
Nothing like making a little history over a $6 lunch.
There's rarely a downside when visa requirements are loosened.
Pilot hirings in Asia can't keep pace with the growth of aviation in the region, making for a very nice market for captains and first officers looking for new cockpit gigs.
Bourdain's enthusiasm for a destination defines the tone of an episode, and this is one in which clearly all involved were more than happy to be there.
Although tourism throughout Asia is on the rise, aviation has proved a risky investment, making it difficult to draw investors even in the most optimistic cases.
Who would have thought two years ago that China would be providing a boost to Japanese tourism.
Vietnam is smart to focus on its largest source markets through familiarization trips, but it would also be wise to develop and build a clear brand via social media to reach tourists further away.
Stability and convenience in Bali could be a winning tourism formula as travelers skip Thailand and military-imposed curfews.